The Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

The Polar Express 30th anniversary edition

by Chris Van Allsburg

Hardcover(Anniversary)

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Overview

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner

A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . 
  
Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. 
 

For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes author’s note, downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson, and golden "All Aboard" ornament. 
 

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544580145
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 3,869
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, and is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. He lives on the North Shore of Boston. Visit his website at www.chrisvanallsburg.com.

Hometown:

Providence, Rhode Island

Date of Birth:

June 18, 1949

Place of Birth:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Education:

University of Michigan College of Architecture & Design, 1972; Rhode Island School of Design, MFA, 1975

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Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the Polar Express so much I could read it all day and even though im only 9 I am possitive that will be adults favorite book too.
Kathleen Batykefer More than 1 year ago
A picture book that has been around for thirty years; It is a classic for a reason. A beautiful story for all ages. kkb librarian
18876111 More than 1 year ago
There could be a lesson learned from reading this book. The story is beautiful and bittersweet. While it is mainly a Christmas story, it can be read anytime.